CAD / Revit Technician

West Lothian - Livingston Depot, Letham Road, EH54 5BY

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced CAD Technician to join a market leading Temporary Works Civil Engineering Design team. Based at our Livingston depot you will support the Lead Engineer and the Design team based at our Engineering Centre in Astley, Manchester.

Specialising in temporary works design, we have a dynamic team of over 35 Engineers/Technicians from a variety of backgrounds ensuring we have the experience and skills required to provide cost effective solutions. The role is ideally suited to someone who has 2-3 years’ experience and is looking at taking the next step in their career.

Supporting MGF’s plant hire business, MGF Design Services utilise proprietary and bespoke systems to provide safe, efficient & innovative temporary works solutions for ground shoring and structural support applications. Boasting a diverse team of experienced Civil, Structural & Mechanical engineers, MGF adopts a collaborative approach to development ensuring that our products and systems are at the forefront of the industry. We operate through a digital model with all our engineering drawings provided in 3D Autodesk Revit.

Responsibilities

Providing CAD support to the business you will have responsibility for:

  • Production of TW’s drawings on a day-today basis to satisfy customer demand
  • Production of in-house manufacturing drawings to meet business demand
  • Checking your own and colleagues’ drawings
  • To produce one-off project work as directed by the Design Manager or Engineers
  • Technical support to the Sales Team/Customer (project/non-project related)
  • To produce Revit families in line with MGF’s product range

Core Requirements

The ideal candidate should have:

  • BTEC or equivalent in Engineering;
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages;
  • Experience with Revit;
  • The ability to solve technically challenging problems;
  • The ability to communicate and hold technical conversations, internally and externally

The following would also be desirable:

  • Experience with AutoCAD and Sketchup;
  • Commercial awareness;
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of Temporary Works

Additional Information

MGF Ltd is a rapidly expanding, market leader in the design, manufacture, hire and sale of proprietary excavation and structural support systems to the Construction Industry. Established in 1981, MGF employ over 400 staff at 14 locations nationwide. We are a highly respected sector leader, providing state of the art solutions. We have a passion to provide a total service to our Customers. We manufacture our own equipment and operate our own transport fleet. For more information about our Company and the exciting things we do, please visit our website www.mgf.ltd.uk.

At MGF we add real value to our customers projects by being on hand to provide technical support on site and through early engagement – embracing the use of digital technologies to achieve this during the recent COVID19 pandemic. We actively contribute to the continuous development of temporary works methods and best practice through playing a leading role in the Temporary Works Forum (TwF) and the Shoring Technology Interest Group (STIG) in addition to raising temporary works awareness through the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

More Details

MGF Design Services are acknowledged experts in temporary works, geotechnics and structural steelwork design providing state of the art solutions to meet the most demanding health and safety requirements of the Construction industry.

MGF Design Services provide temporary works design/consultancy, product design and development, site quality checks, site monitoring, major project tendering services and technical sales support to both internal and external customers. Operating to strict ISO 9001 Quality Systems.

To apply, please submit your CV and salary expectations to Sue McCamley, at: hr@mgf.co.uk

Or by post :

Sue McCamley
Head Office
Grant House
Lockett Road
Ashton in Makerfield
Wigan
WN4 8DE